Fresher Database Assistant Job Opportunities – National Forestry Authority (NFA)

Job Title:     Database Assistant
Organization: National Forestry Authority (NFA)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to:
Database Officer
About US:
The National Forestry Authority (NFA) is a Government agency
established under the National Forestry and Tree Planting Act, 2003 as a
corporate body responsible for sustainable development and management of
Central Forest Reserves (CFRs) and provision of technical support to
stakeholders in the forestry sub-sector. NFA’s vision is “A sufficiently
forested, ecologically stable and economically prosperous Uganda”, while its
Mission is “To manage Central Forest Reserves on a sustainable basis and to
supply high quality forestry- related products and services to Government, local
communities and the private sector”.
Job Summary: The
Database Assistant will support technical and professional work under the
Database Unit.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·       
Provide technical support in Database
management.
·       
Provide support in data collection, data entry
and analysis.
·       
Document and store both soft and hard
information.
·       
Provide maximum data security, confidentiality
and authorised accessibility to NFA databases.
·       
Timely identification of gaps in raw data before
data capture.
·       
Periodic reporting.
·       
Perform any other duty as may be assigned by the
immediate supervisor.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
The applicant for the National Forestry
Authority (NFA) Database Assistant job must hold a Bachelor’s Degree (Honours)
in Computer Science, Information Technology, Software Engineering, Business
Computing (BBC) or its equivalent from a recognized University.
·       
At least two (2) years working experience in a
similar or related position in a reputable organization.
·       
Demonstrable computer knowledge and
understanding of Microsoft Excel, Microsoft SQL Server and Microsoft Access
with programming background.
·       
Knowledge in software development and
programming will be an added advantage.
·       
Databases using Microsoft SQL Server &
Microsoft Access.
·       
Good interpersonal skills.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should
submit their applications, certified copies of academic certificates,
transcripts and curriculum vitae giving full details of applicants’ education,
qualifications, experience (with evidence), present salary, three referees with
their full postal address, e-mail and telephone contacts as well as the
candidate’s full address and e-mail to the address below. Applications should
be addressed to:
The Executive Director,
National Forestry Authority,
Plot10/20 Spring Road, Bugolobi,
P.O. Box 70863, Kampala. Uganda
Tel: 0312 – 264035/6; 0414 -360400
Deadline: 17th
January 2020
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